The first look at the new season of House of Cards

Robin Wright in the House of Cards season 6

Along with the pics, a spokesperson said in a statement: "Golden Globe victor and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the sixth and final season of the award-winning landmark series House of Cards".

The show's final season had to undergo a massive production shift late a year ago when Spacey was accused of numerous acts of sexual assault, leading to his firing from the show.

The photos focus squarely on Robin Wright's Claire, who will assume the presidency in the new season after her husband, Frank (Kevin Spacey), resigned.

The pics come via a press release from Netflix which also says Wright will be joined by series regular Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Patricia Clarkson, Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver this season.

The snaps, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, further demonstrate that the much-loved Netflix drama will end its run with Claire in the Oval Office, a decision influenced by sexual harassment allegations lodged at Spacey, who led the series as the iron-fisted Frank for five seasons.

Claire Underwood became the President at the end of House of Cards season 6
Claire Underwood became the President at the end of House of Cards season 6

Golden Globe victor and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as Claire Underwood, the President of the United States in the series.

HOUSE OF CARDS season six will arrive later this year.

The series, which was created by Beau Willimon, hails from studio MRC.

We'll simply have to wait, just as Wright did to get top billing: Production of the show, which is based outside Baltimore, wrapped last month, and Netflix has yet to announce when the season will premiere.

See the first images above and below.



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